Posts tagged "Announcement"
[NEWS] DOWNLOAD 2019 IS SET TO BE HUGE WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

[NEWS] DOWNLOAD 2019 IS SET TO BE HUGE WITH FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

2018 saw the Australian debut of the world’s premier rock and metal festival, Download! 30,000 heavy music fans descended on Flemington, christening Melbourne into the Download family alongside Donington (UK)—the spiritual home of rock—Paris (France), and Madrid (Spain). In 2019, Download returns to Melbourne and will head north to serve up a mammoth lineup of...
[NEWS] CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT: COME AS YOU AREN’T

[NEWS] CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT: COME AS YOU AREN’T

It’s almost that time of year again, when we can shed our responsible adult skins and dress up as whoever or whatever we want. ARMI (Australian Rock & Metal Institute) are hosting a ‘Come As You Aren’t’ Halloween party at Adelaide UniBar on Saturday 27th of October. Costumes are a must and the night will...
[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE CONCLUDE VILLAINS WORLD TOUR AND RAISE $20,000 TO SUPPORT ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL PAEDIATRICS WARD

[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE CONCLUDE VILLAINS WORLD TOUR AND RAISE $20,000 TO SUPPORT ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL PAEDIATRICS WARD

Leaving a trail of ecstatically exhausted fans in its wake—from Niagara Falls to Australia—Queens of the Stone Age’s world tour has careened to a triumphant finish in Perth with its 129th show. The band played for more than 1.7 million true believers, including: an all-day affair at London’s Finsbury Park for a crowd of nearly 50,000,...
[NEWS] TWO NEW TRACKS ADVOCATE THE REAWAKENING OF VIRGIN BLACK

[NEWS] TWO NEW TRACKS ADVOCATE THE REAWAKENING OF VIRGIN BLACK

After almost 10 years of silence, gothic metal band Virgin Black has re-emerged with two new songs from their much-anticipated album Pianissimo. The tracks were uploaded to the band’s official YouTube account in the early hours of the morning, with no visuals—only a pitch black screen. Fans quickly flocked to social media to speculate that...
[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE ANNOUNCE SHOW AT TASMANIA'S MONA

[NEWS] QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE ANNOUNCE SHOW AT TASMANIA’S MONA

Photo: Andreas Neumann American rockers Queens of the Stone Age are set to play an intimate acoustic gig at Tasmania’s famous MONA (Museum Of Old and New Art). The gig will take place at the Sidney Nolan Gallery: the home of Snake, a 46 metre-long rainbow meditation on the relationship between myth and modernity. This...
[NEWS] LADY BURRA BREWHOUSE RELEASES LIMITED EDITION BEER FOR WORLD BEER DAY

[NEWS] LADY BURRA BREWHOUSE RELEASES LIMITED EDITION BEER FOR WORLD BEER DAY

To celebrate World Beer Day on Friday 3rd August, Adelaide’s only inner-city microbrewery—Lady Burra Brewhouse—has released a limited edition, small batch beer. The Raspberry and Honey Blonde Ale has been created by Eliot Kirby, Lady Burra’s new head brewer. He says “people can expect an early taste of summer when they try this ale. The...
[NEWS] SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN SEPTEMBER

[NEWS] SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN SEPTEMBER

Rock powerhouse Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators will release a brand new album titled Living The Dream on the 21st of September via Slash’s own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Sony Music Australia. The group has recently unleashed ‘Driving Rain’ to radio—the first single off Living The Dream. “This is a riff I specifically...
[NEWS] THE UNSET RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HUNTER’

[NEWS] THE UNSET RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HUNTER’

It’s been a little while since the guys from Adelaide band, The Unset, have graced us with their presence. Today, they’re back better than ever with their latest single ‘Hunter.’ Since releasing their debut EP Polymer in 2016, the duo has: shared a stage with a multitude of bands, won ‘Best Song’ for ‘Solipsism’ from...
[NEWS] MELBOURNE ROCKERS DIRTY RASCAL GEAR UP TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM

[NEWS] MELBOURNE ROCKERS DIRTY RASCAL GEAR UP TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM

Melbourne rock collective, Dirty Rascal will be releasing its highly anticipated debut album You Be The King on Friday 3rd August. The album’s first single ‘Be A Lion’ will be going straight to radio on the same day. You Be The King has overtones of country rock, folk and blues. Produced by Jerry Speiser and recorded...
[NEWS] MELBOURNE VENUE CHANGE ANNOUNCED FOR GENE SIMMONS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SOLO ALBUM TOUR

[NEWS] MELBOURNE VENUE CHANGE ANNOUNCED FOR GENE SIMMONS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SOLO ALBUM TOUR

As Gene Simmons’ Australian tour with Ace Frehley looms ever closer, fans are advised that the Melbourne venue has changed. Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley will now perform live at Melbourne’s Festival Hall on 30th August. Existing ticket holders will require new tickets for Festival Hall. Ticketmaster will contact all existing ticket holders to organise...
[NEWS] DR. MARTENS TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION COLLECTION OF MUSIC INSPIRED BOOTS

[NEWS] DR. MARTENS TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION COLLECTION OF MUSIC INSPIRED BOOTS

It’s a beautiful thing when music and fashion can come together, and if you’re a fan of Joy Division or New Order you’ll be able to get just that. Dr. Martens is about to release two limited edition versions of the ‘1460 8-Eye Boot’ in celebration of Britain’s musical legacy and the brand’s ongoing connection...
[NEWS] ALICE IN CHAINS SHARES NEW TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM

[NEWS] ALICE IN CHAINS SHARES NEW TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM

It’s been a while, but now we can expect new music from Alice In Chains on 24th August; the long awaited Rainier Fog (BMG) is the band’s first album in five years! The guys (Jerry Cantrell, Sean Kinney, Mike Inez and William DuVall) have shared a second track from the album, ‘So Far Under.’ Listen here. ‘So...